Business Analyst

Pacific People Solutions

Pacific People Solutions, on behalf of our client Nyrstar, have an immediate vacancy for an experienced Business Analyst.

Pacific People Solutions, on behalf of our client Nyrstar, have an immediate vacancy for an experienced Business Analyst.
Nyrstar is a global multi-metals business, with a market leading position in zinc and lead and growing positions in other base and precious metals. Nyrstar has mining, smelting and other operations located in Europe, the Americas and Australia and employs over 4,000 people. The company’s global operations are located close to key customers and major transport hubs to facilitate delivery of raw materials and distribution of finished products. In August 2019, Nyrstar’s operating business became majority owned by Trafigura, a market leader in the global commodities industry, providing a stable long-term platform for its marketing leading operations worldwide. Visit  
This role is based at Nyrstar’s operations in the city of Port Pirie, South Australia. A seaport located on the east coast of the Upper Spencer Gulf, 220km north of Adelaide.
The Business Analyst will be part of the Reliability & Planning Team and core functions of the role will be to develop new business performance reporting tools to optimise the extraction of performance data, drive Lean Management through data interpretation and assist in development of organisational and process improvement initiatives through problem identification via interrogation of performance data, processes and systems.
Key responsibilities will include:

Lead existing Business Analytical activities on site, including;
  • Interrogating of production and maintenance performance data;
  • Development of business reporting tools;
  • The use and interpretation of reliability and maintenance data. I.e. Weibull, FMECA, failure rates, MTTF, MTBF, OEE to deliver an overall result;
  • Monitoring and drive progress on reliability initiatives;
  • Assist in the identification and implementation of new reliability improvement projects to drive continuous improvement in all areas of the site;
  • Support site leadership teams to ensure a seamless integration of the site processes, including reliability and compliance with increased audit and reporting requirements;
  • Contribute to the development of Group Standards, Policies and Procedures;
  • Provide support for key group improvement processes including Risk Management (RIMS) and Process Information Management (PIMS).
The Successful applicant will have:
  • Application, use and development of business reporting tools is essential;
  • High level of experience with SAP;
  • Experience in the use of PCS7, IFIX, ION (Electrical network Information) is an advantage;
  • High levels of computer literacy in the use of Microsoft Office are essential;
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar position is desirable;
  • Experience in the use of production performance reporting tools and CMMS is preferred;
  • Mechanical or Electrical reliability background. Experience in an industrial, manufacturing or mining sector is preferred; and
  • Business acumen is beneficial.
This role will require you to live in Port Pirie or the surrounding district. A relocation package will be available.
Benefits of working and living in Port Pirie:
The Port Pirie smelting operations have undergone a significant capital investment over recent years and will be at the forefront of lead and polymetallic smelting operations. This is an exciting time to join this dynamic organisation.
Port Pirie proudly regards itself as the ‘city of friendly people’ and enjoys a relaxed lifestyle, with unspoilt surroundings.  Port Pirie is close to beaches, the stunning Flinders Rangers and Mount Remarkable National Park.  With state and private education, an enviable plethora of sporting facilities and clubs, affordable housing and a 10-minute commute to work; it’s easy to have a great lifestyle in Port Pirie.
Port Pirie has the services of a city in a hospitable and welcoming country town environment. This is an opportunity for you to become part of a community who knows your name and cares, you’ll never look back.
Please note you must have valid rights to work in Australia. Nyrstar is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity within the workforce. We encourage female applicants.  Nyrstar Port Pirie is a non-smoking site. Thank you for your interest in applying for a position at Nyrstar.